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Environment

Connecting the Dots: From Christmas Cookies to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: acitivsm, Harrison Ford, palm oil, green, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Harrison Ford checking out everyday products to see which ones contain palm oil. Not exactly the high-octane activity we associate with an adventurer like Ford...so what gives?
Rapid Arctic Warming Is Spreading South
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, climatechange, climate )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - theecologist.org
Rising temperatures in the Arctic are reaching further south to the lakes and forests of Finland,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Over 28 Years of Dumping Waste in the Amazon Can't Go Unpunished.
Environment  (tags: Chevron, indigneous rights, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
Over three decades of oil drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Chevron dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater into pristine rainforest.
10 Most Important Environmental Stories of 2014
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, endangered, environment, conservation, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Earth Island Journal's roundup of significant events of the past year.
Oil Spills Into Black Sea Near Russian Port After Pipeline Leak
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
A leak on a major Russian oil pipeline caused a spill in the Black Sea near the port of Tuapse on Wednesday where officials said stormy weather was hampering efforts to assess and respond to the mishap.
6 Things to Laugh About From 2014, a Real Trash Can of a Year
Environment  (tags: environment, 2014, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 days ago - grist.org
These are the six best laugh-worthy moments that came out of some remarkably terrible news for the environment.
SING ALONG: Climate-Change Christmas Carols
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, climate-change, ecosystems )

Cal
- 2 days ago - newyorker.com
ALL TOGETHER NOW--oh, the weather outside is frightful, The heat wave brutal and spiteful. Our crops have no water to grow-- Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
GOOD NEWS! Restored Forests Breathe Life Into Efforts Against Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, greenhouse gases, reforestation, conservation, forests, protection, world, politics, pollution, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
With the recent signs of progress, long-wary environmental groups are permitting themselves a burst of optimism about the world's forests.
Can the Everglades Be Restored?
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, protection, nature, humans, wildlife, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
About 50 percent of the original Everglades remains.
Advocacy Group Lashes Out Against Palm Oil Expansion on Philippine Island
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, pam oil, politics, world, ecosystems, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
According to a Survival International report released in October, there are plans to convert up to 20,000 hectares of land in an area that includes forests and indigenous communities to oil palm plantations.
What Really Killed Fracking in NY?
Environment  (tags: fracking ban in NY, falling energy prices, activism, court rulings, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, GoodNews, protection, water )

Cal
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Clues point to relentless protesters, a high-court ruling and a natural gas glut, not Cuomo's ban.
TAKE ACTION NOW! EPA: Force the Koch Brothers to Clean Up Santa's Groundwater!
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, Koch Brothers, polluted water, environment, energy, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, humans, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Alaska's largest oil refinery, Flint Hills Resource in North Pole, Alaska is owned by the Koch Brothers.The refinery has a history of groundwater pollution, and has contaminated much of the city's water with a chemical called sulfolane. The refinery has a
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Great Barrier Reef: Help Strengthen Environmental Laws
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, protection, pollution, laws, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, oceans, habitatdestruction, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Despite it being a one-of-a-kind World Heritage site, the Australian government has approved a giant coal mine expansion near our treasured Great Barrier Reef.
Fracking Permit Issued in Louisiana's St. Tammany Parish
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, water, wildlife )

Cal
- 3 days ago - truth-out.org
The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a drilling permit for Helis Oil and Gas today, bringing the company one step closer to realizing its ambition to frack in St. Tammany Parish.
TAKE ACTION NOW! INDONESIA: Stop Coal Road in Endangered Species Habitat
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
A proposed coal road cutting through Harapan Rainforest, home to critically endangered species like the Asian elephant, Sumatrian rhinoceros, and Sumatran tiger, threatens vital habitat.
 

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